κύκλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos ‎(circle, wheel). Cognates include Sanskrit चक्र ‎(cakra), Latin colus, Tocharian A/B kukäl/kokale, Old Church Slavonic коло ‎(kolo), Lithuanian kãklas, and Old English hwēol (English wheel).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κύκλος ‎(kúklos) (genitive κύκλου); m, second declension

  1. circle, ring
  2. Any circular object, such as a wheel
  3. A crowd of people
  4. marketplace
  5. circular movement
  6. sphere, globe

Inflection[edit]

There also exists an irregular plural: κύκλα

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

κύκλος ‎(kýklosm ‎(plural κύκλοι)

  1. circle
  2. period or cycle
  3. course or track

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See also[edit]

  • see: δακτύλιος m ‎(daktýlios, circle, ring) (for a list of other rings and circles)